Wednesday, September 5, 2007
FINRA has launched what it describes as "one of the most comprehensive, content-rich, free online information resources for retail investors - and the only one with a strong emphasis on fixed-income securities." The new Market Data section of its website includes detailed data on equities, options, mutual funds and a wide range of bonds - corporate, municipal, Treasury and Agency. It offers a full profile for every exchange-listed company, including company description, recent news stories and Securities and Exchange Commission filings, and an interactive list of domestic securities the company issues. In addition to information on individual securities, the site also provides familiar equities indices and the FINRA-Bloomberg Active U.S. Corporate Bond Indices for investment-grade and high-yield bonds. It also features U.S. Treasury Benchmark yields, market news an economic calendar and other information indicating current market conditions.